Senior Accounting Manager

Chicago, IL |$120-140K | Job ID: 101099

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Job Description

Seeking the next step in your accounting career into a supervisory position with a PE backed food distributor? LaSalle Network is partnering with a company based in Chicago looking for a Senior Accounting Manager that has clear experience in building out new processes, managing/developing a team and inventory accounting. This organization has experienced substantial growth and offers the unique opportunity to work directly with its leadership team (CFO and CEO) on all strategic projects and future expansion through acquisitions. This role offers a competitive base salary up to $150,000 with bonus potential. This opportunity will be in office with some hybrid flexibility.


Who you are: An eager, former (or current) public accounting professional with 5+ years of experience and prior management experience and inventory accounting experience. You are looking for your next step and a seat at the leadership table within a growing company.


This position will be responsible for managing month end close process, assisting with all audit activities, assisting with post acquisition account and managing/creating SOPs within the department.

Senior Accounting Manager Responsibilities Overview:

  • Manage staff of 2-4 transactional AP/AR team members
  • Involved in core month end close functions such as reconciliations, posting entries, reviewing all AP/AR work from staff
  • Assist with any special projects regarding post acquisition accounting, consolidations, etc.
  • Coordinate and lead internal and external audit processes
  • Develop staff and build out SOPs for growing accounting department


Senior Accounting Manager Requirements:

  • 4-6+ years of progressive public accounting/corporate accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience working within inventory-based industry required
  • Management experience required
  • Strong GAAP knowledge
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in this Senior Accounting Manager opportunity, please apply today!


Thank you,


Katie White
Team Lead
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.